Janelle Archer

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These 5 Places Should Top Your Travel Plans in 2016

According to the New York Times' much-anticipated annual wanderlust bucket list, that is.<p>When it comes to traveling, choosing where to go always seems to be the biggest obstacle. There's a whole big world out there — where does one begin?<p>Travel bugs know that you should start with the <i>New York …

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11 Tablescape Ideas to Inspire Your End-of-Summer Party

Raise a glass to the waning days of the season with enchanting settings that suit any style.<p>Raise a glass to the waning days of the season with enchanting settings that suit any style.

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6 Destinations to Visit This Fall That Won't Break the Bank

If it wasn't your favorite season already, it's about to be.<p>Often, the word that follows summer is "vacation," but traveling during the season frequently comes with high costs. And, while we'd love to get away from it all, our wallets would prefer to stay intact.<p>But as fall kicks off, so do …

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The Secret to Creating Your Own "She Shed"

Your backyard storage can do so much more than shelter old lawnmowers.<p>Wouldn't it be nice to have a getaway that didn't involve any travel? It's possible, thanks to customizable "she sheds." Despite the somewhat tongue-twisting name, these pint-sized backyard escapes have proven to be a big trend. …

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City Guide: New York City

The capital of the United States for a very short time, New York City would become the cultural capital of the world by the 20th century. Like Paris, it established that position by harboring artists of all stripes: writers, painters, dancers and musicians who carved out “scenes” that would change …

Ronda Rousey: 'I've Never Been Happier With How I Look'

The MMA superstar talks body image, the pressure to be sexy, and why being scared is her greatest weapon.<p>Even if you know nothing about mixed martial arts, chances are you know Ronda Rousey's name. The UFC bantamweight champion is undefeated in the field of mixed martial arts and an Olympic …

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Articles about 12 see through homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're gathering submissions for our special issue on our readers' own houses.<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, …

What the Color of Your Bedroom Says About You

If walls could talk, they would speak volumes about your personality.<p>If walls could talk, they would speak volumes about your personality.

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Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

6 Gestures That Will Accidentally Piss People off Around the World

<i>By: Courtney Subramanian</i><p>From thumbs up to a fist pump, we often think using our hands to communicate helps break language barriers when traveling the world. But sometimes those gestures get lost in translation, and depending on where you are, mean the exact opposite of what you're trying to say. …

How To Best Take Care Of Your Skin At Night

While it's (fairly) common knowledge that going to bed without washing your face is bad for your skin, it's not always clear what should follow in your evening skincare routine?<p>Should you exfoliate? When do you put on eye cream? Can you simply slather on an extra layer of lotion at night?<p>According …

4 Girlfriends Getaways To Book Now

<i>Wicker Paradise / Flickr</i><p>Stop counting snow days and start counting down to long weekend, or even a week or more, with just the girls. Whether you're looking for massages and manicures or culture and culinary experiences, there's a perfect girlfriends getaway for you and your group. You'll even find …

In 'Cinderella,' no sly asides. Goodness and romance rule

As pure of heart as its heroine, "Cinderella" floats across the screen like a gossamer confection, full of elegant beauty and quiet grace.<p>No sly asides, no double entendres and nary a hint of modern-day gender politics dilute this poetically, if not prophetically, imagined storybook fable embraced …

Palcohol -- powdered alcohol -- is now legal in the U.S.

Palcohol, a new powdered alcohol product that allows consumers to mix alcohol powder with liquid to create a cocktail, has been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Lipsmark, the company that makes Palcohol, recently announced the news on its website.<p>"Imagine a regular …

The 8 Worst Decisions You Can Make at a Hotel

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>Making bad decisions is as much a part of traveling as packing your suitcase and losing followers on Instagram (really, we get it, you're having fun on vacation). When you're visiting a place you know nothing about, you're bound to get some stuff wrong. …

Woman Finds Deadly, Erection-Inducing Creature In Her Bananas

You may never eat bananas again after seeing this.<p>43-year-old mother Maria Layton from Pontardawe, Wales was opening a bag of freshly-bought bananas to give to her six-year-old daughter when she noticed a black mass on one of their sides. It turns out the mass was the cocoon of a Brazilian …

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15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

19 Enviable Celebrity Kitchens

Where your favorite stars cook, eat, and entertain.<p>Where your favorite stars cook, eat, and entertain. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.

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The Best Bathrooms of 2014

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Words Of Wisdom From Entrepreneurs

Over the years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to meet and become friends with some incredibly successful entrepreneurs. I discovered many of them like to face a challenge head-on and will not stop at anything until their goals are accomplished. This is an admirable trait not many people …

14 BS Dating Moves to Stop Putting Up With in 2015

If he tells you you're "not like other girls," run.<p><b>1. When he waits three days to text you back.</b> Uh, yeah. See, I assumed you hated me so I began hating you and now I never want to talk to you again. How did you think that was a good move?!<p><b>2. Accepting that he "doesn't want to label anything."</b> …

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

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See Inside The House Ellen Degeneres Just Bought For The Second Time

The talk show host has a reputation as a Hollywood house flipper. Now, she's returning to the home she sold in 2007.<p><i>Getty/Curbed</i><p>Over the past few years, Ellen Degeneres has bought and sold a seemingly unending number of homes in Los Angeles, garnering her a reputation as a skilled house flipper. …

This Just Might Be the Rustic Fairytale Home of Our Dreams

This castle-cabin combo is simply breathtaking.<p>Sometimes our taste in real estate is a bit contradictory around here. We go gaga for grand, centuries-old English castles, and but totally swoon over super-cozy cabins, too. So this home, which we spotted on Curbed Ski, checks all the right boxes: …

BEFORE & AFTER: The Looks-Larger, No-Square-Footage-Added Makeover

A kitchen and dining room get a new (and more spacious!) look without extending the actual floor plan.<p>In a stunning Los Angeles home by sfa design, we're especially struck by the transformations in the kitchen and dining room—particularly how the rooms look significantly larger...despite the fact …